According to The Lead Nigeria, It is unarguably true that a lot can happen within 365 days, including entering history books for distinguished feats and well-conceived activism. We bring you the top 20 activists who wrote their name in Gold during the past year.

The energy and grit they invested in informing change were honorary and their names will not be quickly forgotten. They made their impact felt in a year ridden with challenges, and wittingly set the blueprint for active citizenship. Without further ado, here are the top 20 activists of the year 2020.

Wilson is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of a non-profit organisation called WaterWide that is committed to improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene facilities for people living in marginalised communities. The organisation also tracks government spending and international aid for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to ensure transparency, accountability as well as the proper implementation and completion of WASH projects in rural communities across Nigeria.

Asides from being an activist, Wilson is a Communications Specialist, Graphic Designer and Social Media Specialist with over 5 years of experience working across diverse sectors in the development space to achieve better life outcomes for marginalized and vulnerable communities.

other notable Nigerians that are part of the list are Aisha Yesufu, Folarin Falana (Falz), Deji Adeyanju, Dj Switch, Omoleye Sowore, Eromosele Adene, Kiki Mordi, Modupe Odele, Rinu Oduala, Seun Kuti, Agba Jalingo, Reno Omokri, Rabiu Auwal, Nicholas Makolomi, Kemi Foladun, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Flaboii, Mr Macaroni and EndSARS Protesters.